The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Gloucestershire region that had Linux Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Administrator
Rank 48 51 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 5 2 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.06% 0.44% 6.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.45% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 22
Median daily rate £363 £425 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £425 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 - -
Linux Administrator
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
441 445 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 93.83% 96.95% 94.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 272 200
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £478 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 32 49
Median hourly rate £13.23 £42.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.88% +132.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £20.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Gloucestershire region that featured Linux Administrator in the job title.

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Linux Administrator
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux Administrator across the Gloucestershire region.

Linux Administrator Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Linux Administrator
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +8 1 £300 -29.41%
Linux Administrator
South West

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, Linux Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gloucestershire region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) DV Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Puppet
3 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
4 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (42.86%) Capistrano
5 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
5 3 (42.86%) Coaching
5 3 (42.86%) Visualisation
5 3 (42.86%) Big Data
5 3 (42.86%) Analytics
5 3 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (42.86%) RHCE
5 3 (42.86%) Ergonomics
5 3 (42.86%) QA
6 2 (28.57%) Python
6 2 (28.57%) ITIL
6 2 (28.57%) Unix
6 2 (28.57%) HP
6 2 (28.57%) OpenStack
7 1 (14.29%) OpenShift
7 1 (14.29%) DevOps
7 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
7 1 (14.29%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (14.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (14.29%) CentOS
7 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) OpenStack
2 1 (14.29%) JBoss
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) IPv6
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Ergonomics
1 3 (42.86%) Visualisation
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) CentOS
3 1 (14.29%) HPUX
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Analytics
1 3 (42.86%) Coaching
1 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
1 3 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) Kanban
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) Bourne shell
2 1 (14.29%) Korn
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) DV Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) RHCE
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Puppet
2 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (42.86%) Capistrano
4 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (14.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 2 (28.57%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Atlassian
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas
3 1 (14.29%) VMware